Signe Elise Nilsson

18 January 1893–31 October 1966 (Age 73)
Röke, Kristianstad, Sweden

The Life of Signe Elise

When Signe Elise Nilsson was born on 18 January 1893, in Röke, Kristianstad, Sweden, her father, Nils Nilsson, was 24 and her mother, Emma Christiansson, was 22. She married Clarence Norman Pearson on 19 February 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 5, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. In 1930, at the age of 37, her occupation is listed as tailoress in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died on 31 October 1966, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Norman Pearson
1887–1969
Signe Elise Nilsson
1893–1966
Marriage: 19 February 1932
Ethan Lennart Pearson
1933–2020
Barbara Pearson
1935–2018

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 February 1932
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(2)

    Ethan Lennart Pearson

    Male1933–2020Male

    Barbara Pearson

    Female1935–2018Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1868–1962Male

    Emma Christiansson

    Female1871–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Signe E Nilsson in household of Clarence Norman Pearson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Signe Elise Nilsson Pearson in household of Clarence Norman Pearson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Signe E Nilsson Pearson in household of Clarence Norman Pearson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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